Photos, Random Thoughts

Food Moods

If you’ve been following us on Facebook, you’ve noticed a tradition or two by now: The Saturday morning musings and the Food Mood posts. We build a collection of snapshots throughout the week; captured dishes on the corner of the counter on their way to tables. Merely naming the dish, it seems, would not suffice.… Continue reading Food Moods

Food Facts & Lore

The Club

The oldest known published recipe for the Club Sandwich appears in the Good Housekeeping Everyday Cookbook (1903). The choice of words itself is a masterful delicacy for the senses. We include it here for your enjoyment and inspiration. “Club Sandwich – Toast a slice of bread evenly and lightly butter it.  On one half put,… Continue reading The Club

Food Facts & Lore

Dinner in New England, 17th Century Style

In England and much of Europe, many landowners were practiced trappers and hunters. Those who did not own land lived on vegetables, grain, eggs and milk. The wealthy considered meat to be the core of a wholesome diet. What both classes had in common, however, was their love of beer. It was the family beverage… Continue reading Dinner in New England, 17th Century Style